UN launches global campaign to rid oceans of plastic
A global campaign has been launched by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) to rid the world’s oceans and seas of plastic.
A resilient and adaptable health care system is the “bread and butter” of any effective response to a climate-induced crisis.
Effective treatment for epilepsy can cost as little as US$5 per person a year, but more than 75 per cent of cases in developing countries go untreated.
Diagnosing and treating cancer early can improve the chances of survival for people living with the disease, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
UN official in the Gambia to assess support for political transition
A senior UN official is in the Gambia to assess how best to assist the country’s political transition.
Vaccination campaign targets six million children in Iraq
A five-day campaign has been launched to immunize over six million under-fives in Iraq.
Vaccination drive to protect 4 million Nigerian children gets underway
Peacekeeping chief urges swift implementation of DRC agreement
Deaths attributable to tobacco could rise to eight million annually unless efforts are made to curb its usage, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.
An “emergency response” to a rise in HIV infections in Libya, has been launched by the World Health Organization (WHO).